Your Scottish Airport to the World
easyJet increase flights between Glasgow Airport and Amsterdam
10 April 2017
Glasgow Airport has received a further boost as easyJet launch increased flights between Glasgow and Amsterdam.
The airline has launched an additional two weekly flight between Scotland’s largest city and Amsterdam with flights now operating daily excluding Saturday.
The new and enhanced flight schedule provides more choice and greater flexibility for both business and leisure travellers while increasing capacity for additional passengers. The increase in capacity is in response to strong and growing customer demand for the route with 436,675 passengers travelling between Glasgow and Amsterdam in 2016.
Flights between Glasgow and Amsterdam and hugely popular with Dutch tourists using the service to visit Glasgow and other major tourist draws in Western Scotland including Argyll & Bute, Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park and many of the country’s top whisky distilleries and golf courses.
Flights between Glasgow and Amsterdam are equally popular with Scottish based travellers.
With its characteristic canals (UNESCO World Heritage) surrounded by narrow, low and crooked 17th-century houses, Amsterdam is, without a doubt, one of the most charming capital cities in Europe. With a rich cultural life and a wide range of entertainment, Amsterdam is a full-scale city which has managed to retain its small-town feel. Amsterdam is also a real treat for art-lovers. Amsterdam is home to over 50 museums, many of them famous across the globe. Highlights include the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and the Stedelijk Museum. For the visitors who have already seen the beautiful canals pioneered the Jordaan and got the hang of our never-ending nightlife... there is plenty more to experience and explore. The Amsterdam Metropolitan Area offers a great variety of surprising and unusual attractions and landscapes.
The increase in flights to Amsterdam further cements Glasgow Airport’s position as Scotland's gateway to the Netherlands with upto five daily flights to Amsterdam. Glasgow Airports multi-award winning customer service, no drop-off charge, unrivalled choice of worldwide destinations and its central location with direct motorway access ensures the airport is the preferred choice for travellers from across Scotland including those in Ayrshire, Edinburgh, Stirling, Perth, Dundee, Aberdeen and beyond. easyJet compete head-to-head with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines on the busy Glasgow to Amsterdam route.
Carolyn McCall, Chief Executive, easyJet, said: “We are continuing to invest and grow in Glasgow, so we can offer our customers in Scotland the best value for money and widest choice of flights.
“easyJet's first flight was between Glasgow and London and 21 years later we are very pleased to have carried a record passengers.”
Already Scotland's gateway to the world and the nation's fastest growing airport, Glasgow Airport has enjoyed huge success in recent times establishing itself as one of Europe's fastest growing airports with new flights taking-off to over 30 exciting destinations including Brussels, Cape Verde, Dubrovnik, Jamaica, Krakow, Lisbon, Madrid, New York JFK and Valencia - offering passengers over 1 million additional seats.
easyJet flights from Glasgow to 19 destinations including Amsterdam, Bordeaux, Marseille, Milan and Paris can be booked now through Air Glasgow ensuring you get the cheapest flights every time you book.